Keep These 14 Things in Your Car and You’ll Be Twice as Productive
Every driver should stock up on the essentials for getting organized, staying safe, and managing everyday emergencies.
Yes, there are still parking meters and toll booths that require quarters and dimes. Don’t get caught without them! Toss some loose change in that small storage box in your car, and it will be there in a pinch.
The next time you go for a hike on a sunny day—or spend hours at a beach or stadium, you will be thankful for that extra baseball cap in your car. And for rainy days, be sure to keep an umbrella or rain poncho within reach. Same goes for when the temperature drops unexpectedly—grab that zip-up hoodie or sweatshirt you’ve had stored in the trunk and pat yourself on the back for being so resourceful.
A blanket always comes in handy for anyone who attends games, concerts, and other outdoors events. You can use it for an impromptu picnic in the park or an afternoon at the beach. It can be a place to sit and relax or keep you warm if the weather is chilly.
When a last-minute mirror check reveals a minor beauty emergency, you’ll be all set if you keep a bag of basic supplies in the glove box. Here’s how you might want to stock it. You’ll also be able to apply your makeup if you need to go to a last-minute meeting or event or end up staying overnight somewhere unexpectedly.